Gonzalez sustained the injury while sliding into the short fence in the fifth inning. He was replaced by Brandon Barnes in the sixth. He finished 0 for 2 before the injury and is hitting .237 over 249 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game in Detroit.
"I got a really good report about his work in the cage," Weiss said. "Everything's a go. We're going to start giving him more and more."
"He's got a really great brace that protects his thumb from being bent to the wrong position when fielding," manager Bryan Price said. "The great thing about it is he's able to continue working on his footwork and stay in baseball shape and throw, which is very important. He's still a ways away from being able to swing the bat."
Henderson has been sidelined since May due to a shoulder injury and remains without a timetable to return.
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